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1. Lord Randolph Churchill in 1886. See Goschen.

2. The shooting of 400 people in India in 1922 poisoned relations between Indians and British.

3. Corruption of Indian name (nawab=ruler or governor) applied to a returned wealthy merchant or administrator of the East India Company in the mid-18th cent.

4. In 1819 after an attempt to revive it.

5. The Titanic was sinking (1912).

6. Henry VIII's complaint of Anne of Cleves.

7. Sihtric, d. 927.

8. Crown jewels in Edinburgh castle.

9. Regular payments to the papacy in Rome stopped by Henry VIII in 1533.

10. Calgacus, the Caledonian leader, according to Tacitus.

11. During the Opium War 1839–42.

12. Edward Gibbon, the historian, of his fellow members 1774–84.

From A Dictionary of British History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.



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